Marvel's The Avengers wasn't just the biggest movie of Joss Whedon's career, it was also one of the biggest movies of all time!
So why would he want to leave that behind?
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Well, according to the director, he tried to walk away from the sequel! He says:
"I actually didn't want to make the film. I was ragged from the first one, and so I just turned off my brain. I was like, 'Do not think of cool ideas for the next one. Just get through this.'"
So how did quitting turn into writing and directing Age Of Ultron? He says:
"I went to a pub, and sat down with my notebook, and about forty-five minutes later, my notebook was filled…I have so many things to say, and I was…I was kind of surprised. It was very beautiful."
Sounds like Joss is the perfect person for the job whether he wants to be or not!
Guess you can take the boy out of comics, but you can't take the comic book nerd out of the boy! And thank goodness for that!
Fans are going to be lined up around
the block the world to see the superhero sequel!
The Avengers: Age of Ultron drops in theaters May 1, 2015!
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